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jwesley

BVA judge granted service connection!

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Ok today after speaking to the Buffalo, NY regional office. My rep received the judges decision an informed me that he granted my heart condition w/ an AICD implant service connected. Finally after dealing with them since 2012.

 I understand that an AICD is an automatic 100% rating based of from the CFR.

Anyone know how long the buffalo regional office will take to get my rating and benefits rolling?

An will they back pay me from when I had the AICD implanted?

What benefits will I receive from 100% VA comp?

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Thanks Bronco, I still feel as if it is too good to be true... This VA is very sneaky and complicating to trust. I am wondering how long it will take to receive the benefits... I won't believe it until they are received.

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Congrats on the win!!! Mine was granted on the 6th and I am still waiting. I was told it could take 60 days and this is with a hardship on my case. Maybe someone else can give a better guessimate.

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Well with the AICD implant, do you think the rater will try and screw me over on either the back pay or the 100%... the cfr clearly states AICD is automatic 100% because It keeps me alive. I am pretty sure they have to back pay it all the way to when the implant got put in...

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Congratulation.

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